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Differing identity

Jose Cortina, Staffer

September 21, 2020

Growing up I always seemed to struggle with my identity. My family and I immigrated to the United States when I was very young. I spoke nothing but Spanish in my household and I couldn't help but feel isolated and alone. Going ...

When is it cultural appropriation and not appreciation?

Gigi Corrales, Staffer

September 21, 2020

Because of recent events people have opened their eyes and become aware of the pain and struggle that people of color face. A wave of anger has ignited a fire in many, leading people to take action and help those in not only their community but all around the world. In keeping with the traction of the movement, the practice of cultural appropriation must be addressed.

Escapism

Pirate Sofia

Sofia Hara, A&E Editor

September 21, 2020

Businesses close during COVID-19 shutdowns

Gabriela Cruz, Staffer

September 21, 2020

Ever since the California “Stay at Home” order was put in place on Mar. 16, many small businesses have been struggling due to lower sales and figuring out how to reopen safely.  Unfortunately various shops have had to close...

Virtual school brings new challenges for Huskies

Gabriela Cruz, Staffer

September 21, 2020

As with everything else since COVID-19 hit, every high school including John W. North changed the manner in which they teach and connect to students. Teachers and staff members have been extremely busy trying to figure out and a...

Gay parents in the 2000’s

Katharine Wilson, News Editor

September 21, 2020

Growing up, having lesbian moms was never a thing that kids around me understood. It’s difficult looking back on that now because our generation especially has become more accepting and understanding of people in the LGBT+ communit...

Area Two School Board Race: An interview with Kinnear and Barth

Katharine Wilson, News Editor

September 21, 2020

On Nov. 3 Riverside will vote on who will become the next Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) Board member for Trustee Area 2. This position is currently held by Patricia Lock-Dawson who gave up her seat to run for mayor. D...

How has COVID-19 affected student athletes?

Justin Chen, Sports Editor

September 21, 2020

As a result of the current pandemic, many athletes have seen a massive impact to their athletic careers, from not having practice to not even having a season. This unexpected change has impacted a multitude of student athletes...

Cancel culture: The death of an image…or is it?

Sofia Hara, A&E Editor

September 21, 2020

Everyone has said or done something they regret at one point or another. Whether that means you said something that came out wrong or you did something that seemed great in the moment, everyone usually moves past it. For celebrities, it’s a different story.

Progression paralleling the previous

Progression paralleling the previous

Alexandra Ugale, Guest Writer

September 21, 2020

5 ways to stay motivated during quarantine

Alier Smith, Staffer

September 21, 2020

As time goes by quarantine becomes more and more dull. Students may find themselves feeling unmotivated in not only school but also in their day to day lives. Here are a few tips on how to regain that motivation and see quarantine...

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